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Architectural Model - Melbourne Museum & Royal Exhibition Building, 1993-1994 Reg. No: HT 17016
- Model of Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens. Model commissioned by architectural firm Denton Corker Marshall as part of their winning entry in the 1993-1994 competition to design Melbourne Museum. Model made by Mark O'Brien of Benchmark Model Making.
This model was commissioned by Melbourne Museum architects Denton Corker Marshall as part of their submission and winning entry for the competition to design the new museum. It shows the proposed museum in relation to the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens. The model was displayed at the museums at 328 Swanston Street and at the museum administration offices at 222 Exhibition Street. It was also used by the Office of Major Projects for a display of its current projects held at the Gold Treasury Museum.
- Model made in three sections.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||805 mm (Height), 2960 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||architectural models, architecture, museum history, royal exhibition building, scale models, innovation design|
|Themes this item is part of:||Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MUSEUM HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Architecture & Buildings|
|Commissioned By:||Denton Corker Marshall Pty. Ltd. (DCM), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1993|
|Modelmaker:||Mark O'Brien - Benchmark Modelmaking, Australia, 1993|